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BROADCASTING SERVICES ACT 1992 - SECT 130ZK

Definitions

                   In this Part:

"Category A subscription television general entertainment service" has the meaning given by section 130ZW.

"Category A subscription television movie service" has the meaning given by section 130ZVA.

"Category B subscription television general entertainment service" has the meaning given by section 130ZW.

"Category B subscription television movie service" has the meaning given by section 130ZVA.

"Category C subscription television general entertainment service" has the meaning given by section 130ZW.

"Category C subscription television movie service" has the meaning given by section 130ZVA.

"channel" means a continuous stream of programs.

"channel provider" has the meaning given by section 130ZKA.

"community service announcement" means community information, or community promotional material, for the broadcast of which the commercial television broadcasting licensee, subscription television licensee or national broadcaster does not receive any consideration in cash or in kind.

"coverage area" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"designated viewing hours" has the meaning given by section 130ZL.

"emergency service agency" means:

                     (a)  a police force or service; or

                     (b)  a fire service; or

                     (c)  a State Emergency Service of a State or a Territory; or

                     (d)  the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology; or

                     (e)  a body that runs an emergency service specified in the regulations.

"general entertainment program" means a program other than:

                     (a)  a movie program; or

                     (b)  a news or current affairs program; or

                     (c)  a sports program; or

                     (d)  a music program.

"HDTV multi-channelled commercial television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"HDTV multi-channelled national television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"incidental matter" means:

                     (a)  advertising or sponsorship matter (whether or not of a commercial kind); or

                     (b)  a program promotion; or

                     (c)  an announcement; or

                     (d)  a hosting; or

                     (e)  any other interstitial program.

"movie program" means a program that is:

                     (a)  a feature film; or

                     (b)  a short film; or

                     (c)  a telemovie.

"music program" means a program the sole or dominant purpose of which is to provide:

                     (a)  music with video clips; or

                     (b)  video footage of musical performances;

or both.

"national broadcasting service" does not include a broadcasting service provided under the Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Act 1946 .

"national television broadcasting service" means a national broadcasting service that provides television programs.

"news or current affairs program" means any of the following:

                     (a)  a news bulletin;

                     (b)  a program (whether presenter-based or not) whose sole or dominant purpose is to provide analysis, commentary or discussion principally designed to inform the general community about social, economic or political issues of current relevance to the general community.

"part-channel provider" has the meaning given by section 130ZKB.

"primary national television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"primary satellite national television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"program" does not include:

                     (a)  advertising or sponsorship matter (whether or not of a commercial kind); or

                     (b)  a community service announcement; or

                     (c)  an emergency warning.

"satellite delivery area" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"SDTV multi-channelled commercial television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"SDTV multi-channelled national television broadcasting service" has the same meaning as in Schedule 4.

"sports program" means:

                     (a)  a sports news bulletin; or

                     (b)  a program the sole or dominant purpose of which is to provide:

                              (i)  coverage of one or more sporting events; or

                             (ii)  analysis, commentary or discussion in relation to one or more sporting events;

                            or both.

"subscription television general entertainment service" means a subscription television service the program content of which consists wholly or primarily of general entertainment programs.

"subscription television licensee" means:

                     (a)  a subscription television broadcasting licensee; or

                     (b)  a subscription television narrowcasting licensee.

"subscription television movie service" means a subscription television service the program content of which consists wholly or primarily of movie programs.

"subscription television music service" means a subscription television service the program content of which consists wholly or primarily of music programs.

"subscription television narrowcasting licensee" means a person who provides a subscription television narrowcasting service under a class license.

"subscription television news service" means a subscription television service the program content of which consists wholly or primarily of news or current affairs programs.

"subscription television service" means:

                     (a)  a subscription television broadcasting service; or

                     (b)  a subscription television narrowcasting service.

"subscription television sports service" means a subscription television service the program content of which consists wholly or primarily of sports programs.



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